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This announcement is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens.
In this position you would serve as a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Crew Leader at a National Wildlife Refuge or Wetland Management District, providing guidance and direction on natural resources and conservation projects in the outdoors for a group of 4 or less YCC enrollees who range in age from 15 to 18 and are interested in natural resources/conservation.
Positions will be filled at the following locations:
- Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge - Odessa, MN
- Morris Wetland Management District - Morris, MN
- Mingo National Wildlife Refuge - Puxico, MO
- Seney National Wildlife Refuge - Seney, MI
- Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge - McGregor District - McGregor, IA
- Windom Wetland Management District - Windom, MN
- Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge - Winona District - Winona, MN
- Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge - Bloomington, MN
Applicants will identify which duty locations they wish to be considered for when completing the on-line questionnaire. These are temporary positions, not to exceed 12 weeks. The selectees will be working from approximately June 2014 through August 2014.
- Provides practical application of wildlife management and control techniques to enrollees studying natural resource conservation.
- Assists enrollees in field work projects designed to illustrate conservation practices.
- Maintains records of the enrollees' accomplishments.
- Schedules and participates in environmental educational activities for the enrollees.
- Assists in maintaining a safe work environment for the enrollees.